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Bruce W. Bennett, Esq. CPA (Self Employed), (2001-Present);
Wren & Associates, (1998-2001);
The Coca-Cola Company, (1994-1998);
National Service Industries, Inc., (1983-1994);
Georgia Bar Association;
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants;
American Arbitration Association (AAA);
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA);
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA);
Financial Industry Regulatory Association (FINRA);
International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR);
National Arbitration and Mediation (NAM);
National Futures Association (NFA);
Resolute Systems, LLC.;
These are a sampling of cases where I presided as sole or chair arbitrator between 2012 to 2019. The awards for these cases are not published by the administrative body overseeing the case.
Banking and Finance:
An assortment of allegations involving a bank president and other senior officers responsible for a large regional bank. Legal issues included fraud, misappropriation of assets and improper dealings involving complex real estate loans and improper financing.
A case involving banking policies related to national credit card agreements and whether the bank’s polices violated Federal Trade Commission regulations and state banking laws.
A commercial bank lender’s suit against real estate investors and a receiver over the mismanagement of a large regional shopping mall and counterclaims against the bank for withholding draws.
Multimillion dollar international distribution agreement dispute between a European cosmetic supplier and U.S. distributor.
Declaratory judgment concerning whether an accounting firm exceeded the scope of its engagement with a state-wide waste hauler and if the fees charged were fair and customary.
Common stock and key employee buyout disputes over a software acquisition from a multistate bank consulting firm.
Multistate collective action case involving a national restaurant chain and its drivers. Legal issues included contract interpretation, alleged federal wage and hour law violations and compensation calculations.
Claim involving breach of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements by a former owner of a national financial services transaction processing firm.
Claims for wrongful termination and U-5 defamation by a registered representative against a broker-dealer.
Dispute between franchisee and franchisor involving anticipatory repudiation, breach of guaranty and breach of warranty, which involved complex agreements between multiple parties and multiple lessees.
National restaurant chain franchise disagreement over inadequate training, royalty calculations and territorial disputes.
Valuation of business assets post-purchase pursuant to the parties’ contract. Valuation discrepancies included disputes over inventory descriptions, spoilage, obsolete inventory and accounting cutoff irregularities.
Multistate home healthcare franchise dispute involving violations of state blue sky laws and misleading disclosures in franchise disclosure documents and a franchise agreement.
Dispute between two large hospitals over the purchase and sale of a multi-physician practice involving the valuation of certain intangible assets.
Allegations of breach of contract for services provided by a physician for a large regional hospital. Issues involved physician credentialing, medical coding and billing, Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements and audits.
“Fair Tax Act of 1999,” NOTRE DAME LAW REVIEW JOURNAL OF LEGISLATION, 27 J. Legis. 1, 2001